Sitcom moms are about to stage a coup in AMC's potential new series Kevin Can F*** Himself.
As detailed by TV Line, the network is considering a pilot concept that will explore the point-of-view of a show wife whose character development has been woefully under-explored and undervalued as her male counterpart gets all the laughs and good plot points.
The Kevin James-led comedy series dismissed Hayes from her role after the first season and replaced her with James' former The King of Queens wife, Leah Remini, who'd only appeared as a guest star in the first season as a former colleague. Fans were not happy about how the show handled Donna's departure, and now it looks like they can have at least a little absolution thanks to another new series that says enough is enough to this kind of diminution of female roles.
Kevin Can F*** Himself is expected to focus "on the secret life of a woman we all grew up watching: the sitcom wife. A beauty paired with a less attractive, dismissive, caveman-like husband who gets to be a jerk because she's a nag and he's 'funny.' ... What happens when this supporting character is presented as a real person? And what if that person is pissed?"
The title may change before any cameras start rolling on the show, but its source of inspiration is obvious. So, should Hayes audition or would that be too much meta?
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